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1905

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

James Oglethorpe

Atlanta (Ga.) - Handwritten draft of speech about the founder of the state of Georgia and why there is an institution named after him on the Atlanta University campus. The history of the world Oglethorpe was born into and what his contributions to the founding of the United States are outlined. Interesting to note: two distinct styles of handwriting are evident, even on the same page at ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1900

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Post graduate work in sociology in Atlanta University

Atlanta (Ga.) - Handwritten draft of speech on importance of the study of Sociology at Atlanta University and the role the Atlanta Conference plays in providing an outlet for such study. Du Bois stresses taking education beyond the walls of the academic institution is vital in the struggle for advancement.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers